Viewing entries posted in March 2015

Phil-LiDAR Programs hold LiDAR Data Processing Forum

The Disaster Risk Exposure and Assessment for Mitigation (DREAM) Program, also known as the Phil-LiDAR 1 Program, together with the Phil-LiDAR 2 Program representatives, met with its partners State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) and Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in the LiDAR Processing Forum held on March 30, 2015 in the Audio-Visual Room (AVR) of the National Engineering Center (NEC) in the University of the Philippines, Diliman (UPD), Quezon City.

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Chikka backs Python training for Phil-LiDAR 1 personnel

With the Python-programmed automated Water Level Forecast Sensors (WLFS) necessary to the fulfillment of the Phil-LiDAR 1 Program's mandate, a Python Programming Language training was conducted for Flood Modelling Component (FMC) personnel, as well as other representatives from the Data Validation Component (DVC), Data Processing Component (DPC), Data Archiving and Distribution Component (DAD), together with students from the SMART Visayas Project last March 18, 19, 20, 23, and 24, 2015. The 5-day training was conducted by Chikka Technical Training Analyst Rodolfo Duldulao, as part of Chikka's Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) efforts.

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UPLB Forestry Students participate in Phil-LiDAR 1 IEC

As part of their Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) class, BS Forestry students from the University of the Philippines, Los Banos participated in an Information Education Campaign (IEC) activity in the Phil-LiDAR 1 Office in UP Diliman last March 23, 2015, to increase their awareness of LiDAR GIS Technology in the Philippines. 

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Japan Environmental Forum 2015 Delegates tour Phil-LiDAR 1 Office

On March 3, 2015, 14 participants to the 2015 Japan Environmental Forum toured the Phil-LiDAR 1 Program office. Program Leader Dr. Enrico C. Paringit introduced Phil-LiDAR 1 to the delegates from Japan, Indonesia, India, Thailand, Cambodia, and Philippines. With particular interests in policy-making and disaster assessment and mitigation, the participants also exhibited keen interests on the Program and its information products in the open forum that followed.

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Phil-LiDAR 1 hosts Bosconians

The Phil-LiDAR 1 Hazard Mapping of the Philippines Using LiDAR Program hosted a group of young individuals last February 24 to introduce its processes and the state-of-the-art technologies that back its undertakings. The Program's components gave the students and young leaders a tour of the office and an overview of the Program's workflow.

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